Chema Alonso is a world-renowned security expert who regularly presents his experience and skills at the most prestigious conferences, such as BlackHat.
He is currently Chairman at ElevenPaths, a Telefónica subsidiary focused on innovation in security products through proprietary developments and alliances with the leading manufacturers and organizations in the industry.
He previously ran Informática 64, a computer security and training company, for 14 years. He holds a doctorate in Computer Security from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid. He graduated as a Computer Engineer at URJC and holds a degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the Polytechnic University in Madrid, which also appointed him as Honorary Ambassador for the University’s Computer Science campus in 2012.
Pedro Pablo Pérez has been working in the TI security sector for more than 15 years. He has participated in the implementation of global security operation centers in Spain, Latin America and the United States of America. Furthermore, he has been in charge of the new ElevenPaths cybersecurity portfolio and leads the security innovation proposal for internal and external Telefónica clients. During the last three years he has defined, designed, implemented and commercialized the Telefónica Security Portfolio within fifteen countries and three continents.
Pedro graduated in Computer Science and a Global MBA from IESE, he also has numerous security certifications such as CISA, CISM, ITIL Service Manager and ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
It is his passion for security technology that helps to make the world a little bit more secure, allowing a new digital lifestyle which adapts to the person’s needs. Additionally, he loves to be close to the clients in order to understand their needs and to develop solutions which make their lives and businesses more secure.
Alberto has spent 15 years working in the security field at various companies such as Sun Microsystems and Optenet. He has held various positions in the areas of pre-sales, project management and business development which has allowed him to fully understand customers’ needs from different angles. He has always worked with the international market and spent three years in the US where he developed projects for the domestic market.
He joined Telefónica in 2011 to head up the security services for consumers and in 2016 assumed responsibility for cybersecurity services for the Corporate world and SMEs.
Alberto graduated from the Comillas Pontifical University (I.C.A.I.) with a degree in IT Engineering and also holds an MBA from IEDE and an Executive Masters in Digital Business from ESADE.
His main mission is to ensure that consumers and companies alike understand and take advantage of the benefits offered by the digital revolution, and that they are familiar with digital risks and have all the necessary tools to them.
Nikolaos Tsouroulas is Global Head of Cybersecurity Product Management at ElevenPaths, Telefónica Cybersecurity Unit, one of the leading carriers worldwide.
During the past 17 years he has developed his career in the Telecommunications Industry, holding various research, engineering and managerial positions in British Telecom and Telefónica, always in areas and projects that targeted the transformation of the core telco business into digital ones. His areas of experience and expertise cover mobile network optimization, mobile devices and operating systems, cloud computing, information security, mobile security, network security, threat intelligence, and cybersecurity in general.
In his current role, he is in charge of defining and developing novel cybersecurity services that go beyond the traditional perimeter-based defense paradigm, shifting the focus to prevention, detection and response. He is working on finding ways to leverage threat intelligence, data analytics and innovative security approaches within products and services that protect not only the IT infrastructure of an organization, but also the business processes and assets exposed to internet.
He holds and M.Sc. in Advanced Computer Science from Imperial College, London, and a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens.
Rames Sarwat is an expert in identity management and electronic signature. He is the author of the book called "DNIe: technology and applications", and a vocal member of the sub-committees for the standardization of identification cards (SC17) and biometrics (SC37).
Before joining ElevenPaths he was CEO of SmartAccess, director of professional services subsidiary of Microsoft in Spain for Public Sector, Health and Education, and project manager at NCR where he participated in several projects related to smart cards and biometric recognition.
Currently Sergio de los Santos is Innovation and Labs Leader at ElevenPaths, Telefónica Digital. From 2005 to 2013, he has been a Technical Consultant at Hispasec, the responsible for antifraud and vulnerabilities alert in the oldest security newsletter published in Spanish.
Since 2000 he has worked as an auditor and technical coordinator, has written three technical security books and one book about the history of security.
Sergio holds a degree in IT Engineering, a M.Sc. in Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence and has been awarded with Microsoft MVP Consumer Security title from 2013 to 2017. Sergio is also an assistant professor in a master of Technology and Communication Security in the University of Seville.
From May 2013 she has been working as a security analyst at ElevenPaths, which is Telefonica's cybersecurity department; after having carried out this role within companies such as S21sec and Isdefe. As well as being a collaborator of the Civil Guard’s Centre of Analysis and Forcasting, and co-author of the book 'Bitcoin: Blockchain technology and its research'.
She teaches several University postgraduate courses at the Autonomous University of Madrid and the University of Castilla la Mancha, such as intelligence analysis, security, forensic analysis, digital evidence and open sources. In addition to co-directing the Blockchain and Bitcoin Degree of Expert in Madrid’s European University.
In the technical field, she has been a speaker at events such as Blackhat (2017), Defcon (2017), 8dot8 (2015), Cybercamp (2017 y 2015), o RootedCon (2015) and among others. Finally, in 2017 she was named as cyber-cooperator of honor by INCIBE.